Alok Sethi Executive Vice President, Technology & Operations Franklin Templeton Investments
Mr. Sethi with decades of global leadership experience, is the Executive Vice President of Technology & Operations at Franklin Templeton Investments. These functions include Franklin Templeton Services, which provides investment management services to the firm’s products globally, Global Transfer Agent, which provides shareholder services, and Franklin Templeton Technologies. In addition, he is a member of Franklin Resources' executive committee, a small group of the company's top leaders responsible for shaping the firm's overall strategy.
Mr. Sethi is also responsible for Franklin Templeton International Services (India) Private Limited (FTIS) and Franklin Templeton Investments Poland SP.z.o.o. Both are subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. (FRI) and are a microcosm of most functions performed within FRI companies worldwide.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Sethi was with MphasiS BFL. At MphasiS, he joined as the chief of staff to the chairman. Before MphasiS, he was the COO of Andersen as a part of their India Leadership Team. Prior to Andersen, he was a banker and an investment banker.
Mr. Sethi is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a Bachelor of Commerce (honours) graduate from Delhi University. Before relocating to the U.S. in 2009, he was on the board of The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), vice chairman of the AMCHAM National Executive Board and chairman of the Hyderabad Chapter of the GCC Council (formerly known as the Captive Units Forum) of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) in India. Mr. Sethi was instrumental in selecting Poznan in Poland as a new location for Franklin Templeton operations in Central Europe and oversaw the growth of Franklin Templeton’s Poznan location over the last 10+ years
Earth Hall / level +2
(Intro plus panel discussion)
Intro: Jeremy Kelly, Director of Global Research, JLL
Moderator: Karthik Hanumantha Rao, Partner, Global Sourcing, Everest Group
Iwona Dudzińska, Managing Director Citigroup, Head of AML Hub for EMEA Region
Arkadiusz Rudzki, Managing Director, President of the Management Board, Skanska Property Poland
Alok Sethi, EVP Technology & Operations, Franklin Templeton Investments